When Reagan’s War on Pot Came to California

Black helicopters, the National Guard and ‘Ride of the Valkyries’ Now that marijuana is finally legal for recreational use in the state of California, we’ve been looking at the drug’s history in the state — how it has been used, regulated and prohibited. In the first post, we looked at the origins of marijuana and cannabis prohibition, […]

Marijuana Wins Big, As Dark Struggles Loom

This Election Day was a watershed moment for the movement to end marijuana prohibition — no other reform was approved by so many citizens on so many ballots this year.  Legalization initiatives prevailed in four out of five states, and medical marijuana initiatives prevailed in all four states this year. It’s a cognitively dissonant moment for those […]